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Bachelor of Science in Information Science University of North Texas

USA

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Course info

Summary

Your Future in Information Science

A bachelor's degree in Information Science is the entry point for many information-related careers in the public and private sector, such as:

  • Corporate researcher - working in management, software engineering, usability, intelligence analysis, web development and other areas
  • Data scientist - preserving and disseminating information in a timely manner to decision makers
  • Information analyst - finding, using, analyzing and synthesizing information from various sources
  • Information specialist - helping people find information and use it effectively
  • Knowledge manager - organizing information from multiple areas in a business to facilitate internal and external procedures

What we offer

The bachelor's degree program is the portal to our master's degree in Information Science or Library Science. While pursuing your degree, you'll hone the skills required to:

Apply the latest information tools
Be an information professional
Organize, manage and analyze information

We offer six concentrations and a wide range of minors, which will make you more marketable to employers. The concentrations are:

  • Data science
  • Digital content and information systems
  • Human language technology
  • Information management and health informatics
  • Information science and knowledge organization
  • Project and knowledge management

Flexibility is a key component of the program. Coursework is offered onsite, online and in blended formats so you can balance classes with full-time or part-time employment.

What to expect

The necessary course work required to earn your degree includes:

  • 42 credit hours of UNT core classes (required of all undergraduate students)
  • 45 credit hours of cross-functional electives (at least 9 credit hours must be upper level)
  • 15 credit hours of courses in the Information Science program (as determined by your advisor)
  • 18 credit hours of courses in one of the concentrations noted above

The Career Center, Learning Center and professional academic advisors are among the many valuable resources available to you at UNT. The Career Center can provide advice about internships, future employment opportunities and getting hands-on experience in your major. The Learning Center offers workshops on speed reading, study skills and time management. Academic advisors will help you plan your class schedule each semester.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Bachelor of Science in Information Science.

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees

$21,074.00 (15,44,712) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

23-Aug-21

Venue

College of Information

3940 N. Elm St. Suite E290,

DENTON,

Texas,

76201, United States

Online/Distance (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees

$21,074.00 (15,44,712) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

23-Aug-21

Venue

University of North Texas

1155 Union Circle #311277,

DENTON,

Texas,

76203, United States

Online/Distance with attendence (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees

$21,074.00 (15,44,712) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

23-Aug-21

Venue

College of Information

3940 N. Elm St. Suite E290,

DENTON,

Texas,

76201, United States

Entry requirement for international students

Applicants must have Graduation from a high school recognized by the home country ministry of education. English Language Proficiency: IELTS - Overall band 6.0 or higher; TOEFL - Internet-Based (IBT): 79; Paper-Based: 550; PTE - Score of 53 or higher.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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